Austin
Thomas
Assistant AD

Career


  • Promoted to assistant athletic director in late spring of 2016 after returning to Baton Rouge following a brief stay at Southern Cal
  • Primary responsibilities include prospect evaluation, managing recruiting events as well as maintaining LSU's recruiting database and updating the recruiting board
  • Was one of three finalist for the 2014 Football Scoop Director of Player Personnel of the Year Award

Personal


  • native of Franklin, Tenn.
  • received undergraduate degree from Lipscomb in 2008 and followed that with a master's degree in sport management from Tennessee
  • married to the Brittney with a son, Paul Austin Thomas III, who was born in June 2015

Experience


2008
Tennesee
Recruiting Intern
2009-10
Tennesee
Defensive Assistant
2010
USC
Defensive Assistant
2011-13
USC
Director of Football Operations
2015
LSU
Director of Player Personnel
2016-
LSU
Asst. AD/Player Personnel

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